Nayomi Munaweera was born in Sri Lanka, raised in Nigeria — and then fled that country for the US after a coup.
Now, she's published her first novel and recounts the difficulties of learning the ins and outs of teen life in Los Angeles, including her first encounters with hairspray.
But these aren't any fish — they were at the center of an environmental debate over endangered species that went to the Supreme Court some 40 years ago.
Meanwhile, a British man gets a new bionic hand for less than $500.
When you think of the world’s great tea-growing regions, you might think of parts of India, Sri Lanka, China or Kenya.
Odds are, though, you don’t think of Pickens, South Carolina, a small, economically-depressed town in Appalachia.
Sri Lanka has captured attention recently for a deteriorating situation around human rights.